Short and Sweet – Monica Conyers Guilty in Bribery Scandal

UPDATE — Monica Conyers has resigned from Detroit City Council effective July 6, 2009. Detroit News Article This morning, in a Detroit Federal Court, Monica Conyers plead guilty to charges of Conspiracy to Commit Bribery. The presiding judge, Avern Cohn, advised the court that “the defendant now stands convicted.” At this point, Conyers is still… Continue reading Short and Sweet – Monica Conyers Guilty in Bribery Scandal

Is Monica Conyers Corrupt from Bribes?

DETROIT, MI — The Detroit News reports that my favorite politician, Monica Conyers, reportedly needs to consider a plea offer from the Federal Government regarding a corruption investigation of City Hall. Apparently, the feds want an answer from Conyers by the end of the day (June 16th). The short story concerns Rayford W. Jackson’s recent… Continue reading Is Monica Conyers Corrupt from Bribes?

Benjamin Franklin, Motorcycles, and Ann Arbor Parking

We’re not playing the Pyramid here, but wouldn’t that be great? Man, I miss good 70’s game shows. Give me the Pyramid and Match Game and I’m happy as can be. Anyway… Benjamin Franklin I’ve always liked Mr. Franklin. Some think he’s the only non-president on money… but those people probably think Mr. Hamilton was… Continue reading Benjamin Franklin, Motorcycles, and Ann Arbor Parking

It's Monday. Ummm. Monday.

Good morning world and welcome to the snowed in Monday morning edition of Fred Posner dot com. Let’s discuss the weekend… Not much happened. Let’s see, in random order: Yeni and I had Pizza so good I reactivated Fat Freddy Says The Gators beat Alabama and are headed to Miami for the Championship Game My… Continue reading It's Monday. Ummm. Monday.